Colorado College Events Colorado College Events Baccalaureate Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:29:28 MDT <p><em>Sunday, May 18, 2014 3:00 PM</em></p><p>Colorado College celebrates and honors this year's graduating class. The baccalaureate speaker will be&nbsp;Professor of Psychology Kristi Erdal.</p> Commencement Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:29:28 MDT <p><em>Monday, May 19, 2014 8:30 AM</em></p><p>This year&rsquo;s commencement speaker is Jane Lubchenco, a 1969 graduate of Colorado College and the first woman to serve as the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Lubchenco is one of the &ldquo;most highly cited&rdquo; ecologists in the world, and eight of her publications are recognized as &ldquo;Science Citation Classics.&rdquo; The senior class speaker is Wesley Brandt.</p> 18th Annual Colorado College Golf Open Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:18:19 MDT <p><em>Friday, May 23, 2014 8:00 AM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal" >Join your CC colleagues for a beautiful day of golf.&nbsp;&nbsp;$75 gets you golf, a cart, range balls, and lunch.&nbsp;Make your own team or be adventurous and play with new CC colleagues. It doesn&rsquo;t matter whether you&rsquo;re a seasoned golfer or this is your first adventure out, all you need are golf clubs.&nbsp; Don&rsquo;t miss this great opportunity to spend time getting to know your colleagues away from campus!&nbsp;</p> Zach Manzi, Clarinet Wed, 21 May 2014 09:33:46 MDT <p><em>Sunday, May 25, 2014 7:00 PM</em></p><p>A Recital with Zach Manzi, Clarinet<br />Student of Jon Manasse at Juilliard</p> <p>Program to include Debussy's Premi&egrave;re Rhapsodie, Mozart's Adagio from the Clarinet Concerto, Messiaen's Abyss of the Birds, and Paquito D'Rivera's Cape Cod Files.</p> <p>All are welcome!</p> Revealing the Mandala's True Colors: Healing by Opening into the Depths of Inclusiveness Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:20:35 MDT <p><em>Thursday, May 29, 2014 4:30 PM</em></p><p>Using the current IDEA Space exhibition &ldquo;Mandala of Enlightenment&rdquo; as inspiration, David Gardiner, professor of religion at Colorado College, and Sarah Bender, sensei,&nbsp;will discuss ways in which contemporary Buddhism is changing America, and Americans are changing Buddhism. IDEA Cabaret is an ongoing program at IDEA Space that invites participants from diverse perspectives to participate in lively public discussions inspired by current exhibitions.&nbsp;The public is welcome to join the conversation.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Judith Simmer-Brown: "Dakini Wisdom: The Five Enlightened Consorts" Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:26:08 MDT <p><em>Friday, May 30, 2014 4:30 PM</em></p><p>Associated with the "Mandala of Enlightenment" exhibition at IDEA Space, Judith Simmer-Brown&rsquo;s talk will place American artist Joan Bredin-Price&rsquo;s feminist interpretation of Tibetan tradition in context. Acharya Judith Simmer-Brown is distinguished professor of contemplative and religious studies at Naropa University, and&nbsp;an acharya, senior dharma teacher, in the Shambhala lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, since 2000. She is author of &ldquo;Dakini&rsquo;s Warm Breath:&nbsp;The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism and Meditation in the Classroom.&rdquo;</p> "Dances, Birdsong, and Romps - for Four Clarinets" Mon, 19 May 2014 10:22:41 MDT <p><em>Wednesday, June 4, 2014 7:30 PM</em></p><p>Underground Clarinet presents &ldquo;Dances, Birdsong, and Romps - for Four Clarinets.&rdquo;<em> </em>The concert features works by Owen, Henry, Gershwin, Desportes, Albeniz, and others, and is free and open to the public.</p> AVOG CSA Pickup Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:01:33 MDT <p><em>Friday, June 6, 2014 3:45 PM</em></p><p>Arkansas Valley Organic Growers (AVOG) is now hosting a community-supported agriculture drop site at Colorado College. This CSA provides the opportunity to get fresh fruits and veggies from local farmers throughout the summer and into early fall. The pickup location is at the south side of the Worner Campus Center, off of Cache La Poudre St. Shares are limited, so sign up soon.</p> <p>To participate, sign up at:&nbsp;;</p> <p>Find more information about the CSA program on the AVOG website:&nbsp;</p> <p>If you have already signed up for a CSA but would like to switch to the CC drop site, email:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Summer Music Festival Friend-Raiser Opening Event Thu, 29 May 2014 13:59:05 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:15 PM</em></p><p>The CC Summer Music Festival opens its 30th season with a Friend-Raiser event! &nbsp;Wine and tapas in the Main Space at 5:30 pm followed by a concert featuring the Extasis Tango Quartet and Tango dancers Nicholas Jones and Diana Cruz. Tickets $25, bring one new Festival friend free and additional friends for $5 (limit 3).</p> Summer Music Festival Extasis Tango Summer Season Friend-Raiser Thu, 05 Jun 2014 10:24:35 MDT <p><em>Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:30 PM</em></p><p>Founded in 1998 by bandoneonista Evan Orman and violinist Erin Furbee, Extasis has thrilled audiences around the world with Argentine tango music.</p> <p>Colorado Summer Music Festival faculty artist Susan Cahill, double bass, is joined by&nbsp;Evan Orman, bandone&oacute;n,&nbsp;Claude Sim, violin and&nbsp;Michael Tilley, piano, to bring you an evening of vibrant tango music.</p> <p>5:30 p.m. Wine and hors d'oeuvres&nbsp;courtesy of Nosh.&nbsp;</p> <p>6:15 p.m. Concert</p> <p>$25 General Public<br />Bring one new festival friend free!<br />Additional friends $5 (limit 3)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Nosh is located downtown on Tejon, in the Plaza of the Rockies. &nbsp;Please visit&nbsp;<a href=""></a>&nbsp;or on Facebook for a listing of all events including the Nosh Patio Concert Series every Thursday night, all summer long.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>